Monday 12 August 2013

Puyi, 1906–1967 (Chinese monarch)

* Puyi — the twelfth and final ruler of the Qing Dynasty and the last Emperor of China — had the North Node conjunct the MC both in royal Leo, opposed and ruled by the Sun on the South Node and IC — all in anti-royal Aquarius. The Sun was trined from the 8th house by Pluto, the ruler of his Scorpio Ascendant: PuYi was a prisoner of power, ruling in name only and ultimately powerless. Chosen by Empress Dowager Cixi (see her chart) on her deathbed, PuYi ruled as a child emperor, 1908-1912, as a nominal emperor in 1917, and as the emperor of the Japanese-controlled puppet state of Manchukuo, 1934-1945. After the People's Republic of China was established in 1949, Puyi was imprisoned as a war criminal for 10 years and wrote his memoirs.

Read more from his Wikipedia biography.


BIRTH DATA: 7 February 1906, 23:59 (11:59 p.m.) LMT (-7:45:40), Beijing, China (39n55, 116e25). ASC: 7 Scorpio. RR: B (from biography). SOURCE: Sy Scholfield (©) quotes Harry Hussey, Venerable Ancestor: The Life and Times of Tz'u Hsi, 1835-1908 (New York: Doubleday, 1949), p. 330: "Tz'u Hsi reminded those present that when P'u Yi was born, on midnight of the fourteenth day of the First Month of the thirty-fourth year of the reign of Kuang Hsu, a great flame appeared above the roof of the palace of his parents." NB: According to an online Chinese Calendar calculator this date equates to 7 February 1906, the data of birth given in various biographies.

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